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Construction Law and Practice

24 months
1890 GBP/module
1440 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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Construction Law and Practice degree offered at University of Salford will provide you with the legal knowledge and commercial awareness required to perform your current role more effectively or to move into a specialist role in construction law.


Construction Law and Practice degree offered at University of Salford is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), allowing exemption from their academic entry requirements, as well as ensuring that you are educated to the highest industry standards.

There is also an MSc route available for this course.

You will:

  • Learn how to conduct and communicate legal analysis with confidence and accuracy in relation to any aspect of mainstream professional construction practice
  • Learn how to examine construction practice from a legal perspective, to include detailed consideration of construction contracts, tortious and multi-party liability, insurance, dispute resolution, procurement, and the environment
  • Be able to assist individuals in taking effective roles in specialist construction law departments or firms


On this course, you’ll gain the legal knowledge you’ll need to perform your current role more effectively or to move into a new role relating to construction law. Construction law and practice affects professionals throughout the construction industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Common law underpinning construction contracts 
  • Source, rationale and nature of key terms (Scope, cost, quality, time, variation) 
  • Contract formation 
  • Implication of terms 
  • Mistake, frustration, breach, causation and loss

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second class undergraduate honours qualifying law degree, or
  • A recognised appropriate professional legal qualification
  • We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
  • The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1890 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1890 GBP per module during 24 months.
  • National

    1440 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1440 GBP per module during 24 months.

*tuition fee per 30 credit modules


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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